Ezekiel 8:14

“Then he brought me to the door of the gate of the LORD'S house which was toward the north; and, behold, there sat women weeping for Tammuz.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Then he brought me to the doore of the gate of the Lords house which was towards the North, and behold, there sate women weeping for Tammuz.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then He brought me to the entrance of the gate of the LORD'S house which {was} toward the north; and behold, women were sitting there weeping for Tammuz.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Then he brought me to the door of the gate of Jehovah's house which was toward the north; and behold, there sat the women weeping for Tammuz.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then he took me to the door of the way into the Lord's house looking to the north; and there women were seated weeping for Tammuz.
- Basic English Bible

And he brought me to the entry of the gate of Jehovah's house that was toward the north; and behold, there sat women weeping for Tammuz.
- Darby Bible

Then he brought me to the door of the gate of the LORD'S house which was towards the north; and behold, there sat women weeping for Tammuz.
- Webster's Bible

Then he brought me to the door of the gate of Yahweh's house which was toward the north; and see, there sat the women weeping for Tammuz.
- World English Bible

And He bringeth me in unto the opening of the gate of the house of Jehovah that [is] at the north, and lo, there the women are sitting weeping for Tammuz.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then He brought me to the door of the gate of the LORD'S house which was toward the north; and, behold, there sat the women weeping for Tammuz.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Ezekiel 8:14


8:14 The door - Of the outer court, or court of the women, so called, because they were allowed to come into it. Weeping - Performing all the lewd and beastly rites of that idol, called by the Greeks, Adonis.


Discussion for Ezekiel 8

  • Tamar
    God is a jealous God he stated that in the 10 commandments thou shalt have no other Gods and that's what he mean he is a consuming 🔥
  • Ella Armwood
    Be not deceived,for God demand that we do not worship Idols ,Abomination unto The Lord,for He is a jealous God,do not provoke He.Stay in His word,and live.
  • Max
    My heart is very sad for they are full of sin and filth,all love and blessing to the one true God of Abraham,issac and Jacob praise be to God.
  • Shellyann 5
    Thank you lord for my family
  • Andrew
    Verse 17 - putting a branch does not come "from the main body of the plane " as I read one of the comments above, interpreting beyond what is being said and speculating too much. It is simply a form of worship of idols, abominable to the LORD.
  • Insight 777
    Verse 17, when pilots put on their breathing apparatus it looks like a branch to the nose. This branch comes from the main body of the plane.

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